This page, 25 Clever Classroom Tips For Elementary School Teachers, has some really nifty ideas on it for organization, crafting, etc. Obviously, not all of the ideas are relevant or feasible, but you might find one or two that would work for you.
I thought numbers 8, 18, 22 and 24 were particularly pertinent to a day home.
This idea was sent in by a Medicine Hat provider. She drew out animal silhouettes and had the kids fill them in with scrap paper, then draw scenes around them.
Police Point Park contacted us to let us know about a program they are running right now:
Police Point Storybook Offer
It sounds like a lot of fun. I did ask if the city bus went into Police Point Park – it doesn’t. The closest stop is near the Unity Lutheran Church off Palliser Place NE.
If you have any questions or would like to book a program you can contact the Nature Line at (403)529-6225.
One of our Medicine Hat Providers made some amazing pieces of furniture: a puppet theatre and a dress-up station.
Pretty inspiring, hey?
When I did an extended hours visit at a day home this month, the kids were having a blast making Perler Bead crafts. I was lucky enough to be the recipient of a couple of awesome presents!
Perler Presents: thanks, ladies!